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britain's sxrul set the stage for what would eventually become our 50-statemation. and speaking of that declaration, of the 56 signatures, the guy who wrote the bulk of it, thomas jefferson. he lived here on his sprawling 5 thousand-acre property called monticello. what was once his home is today a year-round museum. >> after jefferson retires he is popular. >> reporter: andy marshall is a tour guide here. he first visited the property when he was 7. clearly something stuck. >> starts off. >> reporter: to say he is a fan of our nation's third president would be an understatement. have you memorized the declaration of independence? >> during the course of hume aenchs it becomes necessary for one political body. kidding. >> reporter: i think he called my bluff. one day a year monticello is more than a museum. on july 4th it becomes a symbol of american citizenship. when it serves as the backdrop to the most prideful swearing in ceremony in the country. how symbolic is it to be naturalized here in monticello at thomas jefferson's home? think of it this way. it is the difference bet
cop resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we'd have done some things differently, but i'll not lose any sleep over my personal integri integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to giving more than half their wealth to philanthropic and charitable causes. 69 individuals and their fa
, but another newspaper is wondering if this is britain's watergate scandal. a scandal in which the facts slowly emerged and a few pursued by journalists. a scandal involving one of the world's most powerful men. as the scandal that brought down one of his best-selling newspapers threatens to damage more of his media empire, rupert murdoch is flying into the u.k. some suggest james murdoch could face prosecution. yesterday two top former employees were arrested. an editor once serving as the prime minister's communication director and a reporter who served prison time back in 2007 when victims included celebrities and members of the royal family. the claim, the people's privacy was invaded, their cell phone voice mails listened to, described as phone hacking. britain's prime minister says no stone will be left unturned. >> these people could have had the phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper, it is simply disgusting. >> reporter: among the 4,000 potential phone-hacking victims whose names or numbers have now been turned over to the police, families of murder victims, te
passionate, wasn't it. it duh show how passionate the feelings are in britain. this is a significant time in british parliamentary history. this is pretty unique. the power of the media, the issues of the police, and the relationships with 3 parliament and with the prime minister's office all mixed up, all at issue is how uncomfortable, how cozy is that relationship. that's what's really coming out for britain. that's what parliament is discussing. that's why they're so passionate about the criticisms of david cameron the prime minister today. this was an emergency session of parliament which he called for to try to clear the air. >> we'll have to see whether there are real implications here, consequences for the highest levels of government there in london. thank you for the lead in. the bloggers, the reporters, the business analysts are scrutinizing yesterday's testimony of rupert murdoch and his son james. both denied any knowledge of the phone hacking scandal and dodged questions about megapayments to victims on the receiving end. >> mr. murdoch do you accept that ultimately you are r
, one unique cookie. >>> in just a few days britain's news of the world tabloid will be old news. one of the uk's lonest running newspapers will be shut down amid a controversy over a phone hacking scandal. today as rival newspapers put their own spin on the news, police arrested a former editor clive goodman and another unnamed person who was later reported to buy former editor andy colson who is a former aide to prime minister david cameron. this morning cameron announcing a full public inquiry boo the allegations. >> police investigations can only get you so far. what people really want to know is what happened and how is it allowed to happen. that is why the deputy prime minister and i have agreed that it's right and proper to establish a full, public inquiry to get to the bottom of what happened. >> we're in london and there's a report here, michelle, today that another newspaper is also being investigated? >> that's part of it. it's just in the reported stage right now. we don't have confirmation of that from police. this is a couple of days after these terrible phone hacking al
demanding to know in newspapers in britain broke any laws in the united states. not only for alleged phone hacking and privacy violations, but those that might involve 9/11 victims and also possible violations of america's foreign corrupt practices laws. one of the lawmakers calling for the investigation is republican congressman peter king of new york. among the four democrats of new jersey, senator lautenberg. >> they have no right to break the laws. they are an american corporation. it wouldn't matter if they were selling tires or selling roofs or what have you. those are the rules, those are the laws that we have to obey. >> we are getting reports this morning scotland yards made an arrest in connection with the news corporation's phone hacking scandal. london's top cop is going to be in the hot seat today. let's bring in dan rivers. he has the latest live in london this morning. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning, yeah. another arrest this morning in this police inquiry. we understand that may be a former editor of "the news of the world." that's according to sky news here.
on the widening media jajeds in great britain. police have uncovered enough information to expand the investigation to other companies and rupert murdoch is back in the united states after facing tough questions from members of the british parliament. analysts believe murdoch and his son james managed to cape the damage to their company news corp. but the damage is jaw-dropping as how sleazy some of tactics were. cnn a cnn's deborah feyerick. >> reporter: like the "news of the world" it appears every one everywhere was fair game. actors. business tycoons. royals. prime ministers. politicians. all potential front page fodder caught up in a type of scandal driven journalism that bordered on blood sport. allegedly involving hacking, tracking and outright bribes. >> they very much crossed the line and they didn't just do it once or twice. we are not talking about a single rogue reporter. apparently, it happened at least 4,000 times. >> reporter: media executive bonnie fuller has been the driving force behind magazines like "star" "us weekly." you have a much stronger takedown culture
of the world. the end of britain's "news of the world" newspaper, that safter 168 years the final edition is hitting the streets with mounting allegations of telephone hacking by employees, the company moved to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i
of the phone hacking scandal in britain. the house of xhons wicommons wi murdoch's bid to take over broadcaster b sky b. murdoch shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" under allegations it hacked cell phones seeking information for stories that would appear in the paper. >>> florida investigators are looking into a witness tampering allegation in the casey anthony trial. the orange county sheriff's office would not elaborate on that investigation. meanwhile, prosecutors decided against charging casey anthony's mother with perjury. cindy anthony initially told police she did not search for chloroform on the family computer, but at the trial she said she did. the jury found casey anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. she is to be released from jail on sunday. >>> the husband of a local city council member is accuseded of molesting children at his own daughter's slumber party. a judge has now referred the case to a grand jury. michael gardner is married to council member kathy gardner. girls testified that he touched three girls at his home. gardner is the father
should be wedding home to great britain this morning after wrapping up their north american trip. their final stop included two days in california, where the couple got to see two different sides of los angeles. nbc's jinah kim has more on the trip. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge ended their final day in los angeles by showing their compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in los angeles, a nonprofit group teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambrid cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony picture studios called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front line of a remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and a red carpet event with hollywood superstars. jin
thank you and good-bye from britain's best-selling tabloid, the latest fallout from the phone hacking scandal on "morning joe." somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> 47 past the hour. after weeks of controversy, resignations and arrests, britain's "news of the world" published its last issue on sunday. it comes as its rooival, "the mirror," claims today that a new york police officer asked for voice mails of 9/11 victims. stephanie gosk reports on the "news of the world's" demise and its final day. >> with the ink barely dry on the final edition of news of the world, 80-year-old media baron rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to do damage control. on display, his unqualified support of melissa brooks. smiles for
. the murdochs had the ear of britain's prime minister. in 15 months david cameron had 26 meetings with murdoch executives more than twice he's had with any other news organization. >> the view of every prime ministereror the last 30 years is that no one can get elected without the blessing of the patriarch. >> reporter: news corporation's shares have tumbled. if they face criminal charges it could be forced to unload some of its most lucrative holdings in the u.s. including fox tv. this is really a dynasty on the brink. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >>> his newspapers were infiltrated by hackers last night. visitors were directed to a story claiming that murdoch had been found dead in the garden of his home after taking poison. the hacking group had promised to quit its illegal activities three weeks ago. >>> lawmakers in the house are expected to vote on a tea party-backed plank to address the nation's debt c csis and president obama said he would veto the deal if it passes. he is against it because it calls for deep medicare and social security cuts. still the president says the two side
's top cop has resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, has resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish i had done some things differently, but i will not lose any sleep over my personal integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> police release the identities of the two people involved in a plane crash in st. mary's county on friday. 55-year-old james dayton of mechanicsville, maryland, was killed in that crash. the pilot, 53-year-old nicholas morales of fredericksburg, maryland, was injured. we don't know the extent of his injuries. police say the glider crashed into some power lines shortly after takeoff. the ntsb is investigating the cr
. the allegations come as britain's news corp. operations are caught up in a phone hacking scandal. >>> four days after the twin attacks in norway, and authorities are still searching for victims. norway's justice minister says employees from the justice department are still missing after the bombing of government headquarters in oslo. anders behring breivik confesseded to last week's explosion and a shooting that followed at a nearby youth camp. meanwhile, there are still people missing at both scenes. in all 96 people were killed in the twin attacks. >>> take a look at this video. an american airlines jet dumps fuel before making an emergency landing in texas. the airplane was on its way from dallas/ft. worth to brazil when it had to return to the airport sunday night. this morning investigators are trying to figure out what caused the engine warning light to come on in the cockpit. the plane blew several tires when it landed because the jet was too heavy. none of the 246 passenger was hurt. >>> today the montgomery county council will hold a public hearing to consider a proposal by county exec
, information that he and the pam will then use to determine whether britain needs tougher media regulation. a criminal investigation into any wrongdoing is still ongoing. news corporation is still the parent company of news international and fox 5. >> hurricane season is picking up steam. >> tropical storm dawn is barreling towards the coast. gary is taking a sneak peek at our own weather here. what you can expect tonight when fox 5 news at 5:00 rolls on.  >>> tropical storm don moving closer to the united states right now. the storm is moving across the gulf of mexico with winds up to 345 miles per hour. don is forecast to hit the coast of texas late tomorrow or saturday. it is not expected to strengthen it a hurricane before making land fall. this, by the way, is the fourth named storm of the season. >>> get right to gary now to the weather center for the very latest on don. what's going on with our weather, especially as we related to don. >> going to don, if you go over to the mcsystem, we have the new don stuff up. if not, we'll stay right here. there we go
today but the "news of the world" phone hacking scandal is continuing to cause dust-ups in britain. news corp, the parent company of the now defunked tabloid as well as fox news. senior foreign affairs correspondent greg palkot is in london with the latest. >> reporter: embattled prime minister david cameron cut short trip to africa to appear at the british parliament house of commons and it turned in raucous exchange where cameron had to defend his role in the growing phone hacking scandal here. that involved allegations of wrongdoing at the now close "news of the world" newspaper. owned by rupert murdock's news corp. cameron is under fire for hiring as his press chief the former editor of the paper andy coleson who later left the role and was arrested. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that followed i would not have offered him the job and i expect he wouldn't have taken it. >> operation labor party leader didn't leave him off the hook. >> the prime minister, mr. speaker, was caught in a tragic conflict of loyalty. between the integrity that people should expect of him and his staff. and
-hacking scandal hits a new boiling point in britain with the arrest of one of rupert murdoch's top executives. and the resignation also of england's top cop. the question this morning is, could this scandal lead to the breakup of murdoch's empire? >>> and if you like me were watching all that soccer over the weekend, the question is, did any country deserve to win this more than japan? it's "way too early" for this.
, there might be a lot of fire. >> they responded this morning to great britain. they responded by obviously the closure of the -- >> yeah, obviously. >> they responded. >> but now the times. >> they responded in great britain too. i think their fear -- and i think it's a legitimate fear, growing, increasing fear with each and every passing day does jump the pond. does this come here? >> does this come to america? >> yeah. >> they put out a statement this morning that was very unnews corp. like saying they're concerned about the allegations of gordon brown and they're pursuing him and that's the game. so there's no -- these are outrageous, outlandish. >> "new york times" says the murdoch family is in a bunker according to one person close to the company. >> wow. >> hunker down. >> so that's the next question. i'm sure it's out on the websites. wanting to investigate american companyings. >> "new york post," fox news. >> yeah. >> sure they're -- yeah. >> let's get to sports. >> all right. let's do a little sports, shall we? no baseball last night. it's the all-star break, but they did have th
-up ads featuring actress julia roberts and a model will not be seen in britain. the country band the magazine ads that you see here because they say that they were misleading. they say that the airbrushed images exaggerated the results of using the products. >>> 5:18 now. buying online is just a flash. >> for the search for the best streaming music. rob nelson has the latest. >> a new service could make it easier to buy things online. it lets users make payments simply by holding their credit card in front of a web camera. this will not only speed up the payment process but will cut down on fraud. a music streaming service has been grabbing headlines but there's another new music service. turntable fm. what makes this one different is the social networking elements. >> is a mixture of social media and music in that is more of an event. you are in a room. you don't have to pay attention. but if you are the d-day, it will be your turn to put on a song and people can comment. there's more of a vibe of people havin andhaving a good time. it is free, but you have to be invited to join
scandal in britain, david cameron will be in the hot seat today. british lawmakers will question the prime minister about hiring the former editor of the news of the world tabloid to be its communications chief. lawmakers questioned rupert murdoch yesterday. >>> attorney general eric holder says that he would welcome a meeting with families of 9/11 victims who are concerned that their funds may have been hacked. the fbi is investigating whether news corp. targeted 9/11 victims and whether any laws make an unbroken. >>> all systems are go for the space shuttle atlantis' final landing. the astronauts tested the flight systems and everything checked out perfectly. atlantis is scheduled to land at the kennedy space center at 5:56 tomorrow morning. nasa says the forecast is looking great so far. that's different from when it took off. >> fortunately, they got caught off in time. our temperatures today 94 degrees already. 5:36 is the time. >> are your favorite restaurant tipping the scales when it comes to calories? who wins this year's winseating award. >> sizzling temperatures in our area stil
to the media empire. he's already handling the scandal in great britain. >> reporter: after first reviewing, he and his son were summoned to appear next week before a panel. thursday, scotland yard said it made the 7th arrest in the scandal. murdoch shuttered the tabloid and abandoned the bid for the networks in an attempt to halt the crisis. >>> just a short time ago, news corp. said they would run advertisements apologizing for what happened there. >>> five meetings and five days and little agreement on a debt ceiling. the president has talked to the counter parts about what's been discussed and how to perceive from here. >> significant details and proposals have been discussed >> reporter: this is not easy. what we're trying to do is solve a problem that's diluted washington for decades. >> reporter: later on this morning, the president will hold another news conference to discuss progress and the lack there of. we'll bring it to you live at 11:00. >>> the government shut down in minnesota is days away from ending. the governor has agreed to turn the lights back on and bring 22,000 back to w
hacking scandal that has shut down one of britain's oldest tabloids has now spread to two more of rupert murdo murdoch's newspaper. according to "the guardian" newspaper and bbc, murdoch's sun hacked prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports that royals have been warned their cell phones may also have been targeted. >>> today wikileaks editor in chief julian assange will battle extradition from england where he's accused on sex charges. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two men. assange denies the allegations. many of his supporters say it's a conspiracy to keep assange and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> former california governor arnold schwarzenegger will return to the big screen now. the "l.a. times" reports that schwarzenegger will appear in the western entitled "the last stand." this wo
rupert murdoch's news corporation in britain. the move comes after journalists from the new defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center during the 9/11 attacks. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by murdoch took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters says she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. her lawyer made the argument during a bail hearing. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed the murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants its money back for its time and trouble searching for caylee anthony. texas equusearch is suing casey anthony. the group's founder says that anthony misled him and
is short and to the point. thank you and goodbye. tomorrow, britain's best- selling tabloid will shut down after 168 years. the staff assembled the newspaper's final edition while the paper's website apologized for its controversial hacking into cell phones of celebrities and private citizens. the apology included a statement that read quite simply, we lost our way. phones were hacked, and for that, this newspaper is truly sorry. >>> well, they certainly know how to make an entrance. prince william and his wife, katherine, are wowing the crowds in california tonight. these crowds are easy to please, these hollywood a- listers we're talking about. sandra hughes has more. >> for the very first time, his royal highness. >> prince william dazzled spectators at the polo andracquet club while his wife watched from the sidelines. >> it benefited the principal's foundation. >> it helps young people find purpose in life. it's a key element to the foundation that katherine, harry and i have established. >> it was also a chance for americans to rub elbows with the royals. a reported 100,000 dollars t
? >> britain is not in the euro and while i am prime minister, it will never be in the euro so we should not be involved in those internal arrangements. only eurozone countries were involved. only eurozone countries have been involved about further bailouts. it is right not to use the european financial stability mechanism for future support to greece. >> what discussions did he have about preparing for that the fault? in particular with the president who has said in the context of departure from the euro and the devolution of the monetary union, it does not have to be disorderly. >> what is causing disorder as instability in europe. it is the fact that cannot be changed. if greece can default. good money will be wasted failure of greece. why wasn't the prime minister your normal skeptical self and lead an orderly withdrawal? >> checks seem to be a it endangers species sincethey were in terminal decline. the council said there is no alternative. the council did not look too happy when they came before the treasury committee. >> it is a imperative as working to have a viable set of of tre
accused of illegally invading the privacy of britain's former prime minister as this hacking scandal widens. we're live from london ahead. >> i'm ali velshi. much of the country literally feeling the heat and relief from the summer scotcher may be days away on this "american morning." >>> and good morning to you. thanks so much for being with us on this "american morning." it's tuesday, july 12th. christine has the morning off. >> we've got a lot of news this morning, including some breaking news out of afghanistan. >> that's right. we begin there where afghan president hamid karzai's half brother was found shot to death at his home. ahmed wali karzai was the provenÇal council chief of kandahar. he suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest according to hospital officials. a spokesman for kandahar's government said a guard killed karzai. the taliban says -- >> we've seen the worst so far. excessive heat warnings and advisories posted in 23 states. the heat in many areas could reach 115 degrees. the heat wave is being blamed for one death in madison county, illinois. in oklahoma i
at a growing scandal in britain surrounding tabloid journalists accused of hacking into cell phones. stay with us. we'll be right back. 8:09now.        [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.729.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. or for other great fios offers, visit us online. get the network that delive
in washington, d.c., coming up later here on "the early show." here's chris. >>> britain's phone hacking scandal reached the u.s., in washington there's word an fbi investigation is under way into whether 9/11 victims were targeted in the phone hackings. whit johnson has the story in a moment. >>> in london a top executive in rupert murdoch's news corp has resigned. cbs correspondent dana lewis in london with more. >> reporter: the murdochs appear to be in full retreat. james murdoch statements acknowledges wrongdoing. his company will take out full newspaper ads apologizing to the nation. james murdoch arrived at the london headquarters of news international silent. within hours rebekah brooks his chief executive resigned. for 22 years, rupert murdoch last week showed his public support during a phone hacking and bribery scandal of his "news of the world" she's been embroiled in as far back as 200037. >> have you paid police for information? >> i have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: parliamentarians, they indicated they won't be answering all answers but the committee
his license to practice in britain but defends this study sas being true. >>> the japanese government is announcing new stress tests to restart nuclear reactors. today marks four months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that damaged the fukushima nuclear power plant. currently, only 19 of jap's 54 reactors are operating -- japan's 54 reactors are operating and that's causing electricity shortage. >>> 7:48. the tragedy that followed the family reunion. an investigation into a crash that killed seven members of the one family. >>> shocking discovery on a jetblue plane. what flight crews found that has the tsa and fbi investigating. surveillance hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> kids in antioch, these days yo
. emergency responders are on the scene. >>> the phone hacking scandal in britain appears to be getting worse by the day. telephone numbers of families of soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan have been found in the files of an investigator working for the "news of the world." on today's anniversary of the terror attack on london's transit system there are claims the paper hacked into mobile phones of families of terror victims. the paper is under fire for allegedly hacking into the phone messages of a missing teenager later found murdered. >>> a rare and deadly grizzly bear attack at yellowstone national park. park officials say a 57-year-old man and his wife were hiking yesterday and surprised a female bear and her cubs. the bear mauled the man and he died. his wife survived with cuts and bruises. >> this is the first time that there has been a bear caused human fatality in yellowstone in 25 years. >> bears have killed two other people in the area around yellowstone in just more than a year. >>> finally the perloined picasso, the drawing worth hundreds of thousands of dollars was taken tu
's marrying, one of britain's most popular rugby players, mike tindle. take a good look, there he is brawling, beefy rugby player and hopefully we have a close-up somewhere, because one of his regrets is he never managed to have yorts donnics. >> that's one of his biggest regrets. >> i don't know if we have a close-up. you don't hear that often. he regrets that. >> there they're getting married this afternoon. although a private sceremony because they're miss and mr., there are going to be many public figures there, william and kate, prince harry, beatrice, eugenie, the queen. that's the royal britain nia where the dinner was held and a grand party, you can see them all there. i heard an excellent commentary, william and kate, though such a focus, will be very demure and let this royal couple have their moment. >> they are still considered a royal couple here, a private affair, but has she lived much of a public life? >> she's still prin's ann, the princess's royal daughter. she is known as an equestrian but they are choosing to live a more private life and cameras will not be in the ceremony
? are they sounded by press in the same way they are in great britain? >> well, they're not hounded in their private time, but there are a lot of camera clicks as they go around their daily business. the photographers here are as numerous as the journalists. actually kate said last night at the media reception it was a refreshing change to be walking around and having a chat without having lots of flash bulbs going off in her face. that's par for the course. she knows for these ten days she is very much public property and the press wants her every second of the tour. >> people just can't seem to get enough of them. thank you so much. as you said, happy independence day. i didn't know whether to say that the you. >> now, that's fine. re when in rome. >>> if you want to relive the royal wednesdaying, we have the entire event. for details go to our website today.com. (crickets chirping) [female announcer] looks like everybody's at our biggest sale of the year: the petsmart power sale. save big on thousands of items. and save $3 on all iams® dog food. only at petsmart. this 4th of july, celebrate the
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the fifth here, but there could be a subsequent criminal trial, in britain the reporting leading up to a trial has to be very careful because the idea is that you don't want to influence the jury one way or another into finding her either guilty or not guilty. therefore, the rules here are quite strict in what you can see in the leadup to a trial. the idea is the jury have an open mind. that they haven't already made their mind up as to whether she's culpable or not. now, this is an extraordinary situation, but one i can't remember happening before where someone who may be about to, you know, charged and appear in court is being separately questioned before a select committee. i don't think any of us know how they're going to play it it. i think everyone is aware that the politicians have got to be seen to at least be doing their job thoroughly, but at the same time they can't derail any chance of her standing trial if she is charged. >> dan rivers in london. thanks, dan. we'll take a close look at rupert murdoch's efforts to contain this scandal. we'll talk to howard kurtz for "the
of the world." it's the best selling newspaper in britain. it was just a toxic symbol it was part as a pr move and business move murdoch chose to shutter it. there was a major fabrication scandal in 2002 th3 that i repo about jason blair. the paper didn't shut down. usually the response when you have a scandal is to clean house, hold the executives responsible as well as the reporters. usually the institution is not threatened because unless it can be shown that everybody at the newspaper was involved in some kind of illegal or questionable conduct, you do it by having an independent investigation and firing people. that's one of the things that muir dorsch haventd done. he hasn't fired any executives who oversaw "news of the world." it's the reporters and editors who are losing their jobs, many of whom who had nothing to do with this. >> i have a feeling as you suspect as well we have not seen the end of this story. still the beginning phases. howard kurtz, thank you so much from washington. appreciate it. >> sure. >>> up next, afghan president karzai's half-brother shot dead and the person a
and the elections held just outside mexico city. we were there watching to see. britain still too many votes. some, but not too many. we were there. at the end of the day we start counting. and the local prd folks, when we showed them how many votes it was dealing we have proof here that they're cheating. [speaking in native tongue] we said that's the point. that's over here for. that's why we came here for. obviously we left it at that. they reflected upon this later, 20 years later or never. they were right in we were wrong. why? because the next day charlie in that would go back to mexico city. never be able to really go and take care. he had bigger fish to fry logically enough. they would have to go on living right there. there would have to go on living, co hat have a tin, coexisting. with this notion in mexico that you don't want to confront, you don't want to pick a fight. you can't walk away from a fight. once you walk into a fight you have to stick with it all the way. and so better not to have it then have it and then have to back away. i go through these different traits. the reality of
to start a family. what kind of a stir will have that back in britain >> it was quite a surprise for us to hear her say that. quite an emotional response. in my travels with these two is how much they do speak to people. they want to interact with the public. this whole tour is about meeting the canadians. for kate to be a hope, prince william spoke about tir wishes to start a family. you look at them, the love between them, probably not too long before they do. >> the cam paoir sons will follw kate throughout to diana. on her first official tour as a royal, how do you kate is handling it so far? >> she's handling it phenomenally well. i was very impressed with how she connected with the veterans, second world war veterans. she just had this infinity with them. she was interested in them. she crouched down. she insisted of them not standing up. very hands-on, in just the same way that princess diana was and again with the children as well. both of them, very hands on inspect is a team act. they really do complement one another. we're looking forward to the activities today. this dragon
arrest. one of britain's top cops also resigned. abc's jeffrey kofman reports from london. >> reporter: the scandal that shuttered one of britain's oldest newspapers is nothing less than an earthquake. shaking this country to the core. the casualties just keep mounting. the latest? the head of scotland yard. sir paul stevenson resigned. he insisted he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate widespread alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists. nor the alleged bribery of police officers by reporters. >> i had no knowledge of the extent of this disgraceful practice. or indeed to the extent of it. and the repugnant nature of the selection of victims that is now emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdock's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she wawaarrereed. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal a
what they did or did not know about dirty tricks of their papers. all of britain will be watching and so will investors around the world. >> he's the man of the moment. he's the man than investors have followed, he's the mans who judgment always comes out right and in this case is on the face of it found to be wanton. >> reporter: murdock's testimony will be broadcast live tomorrow and it will be quite a contest between between politicians who are under huge pressure to get some answers in this affair and a man whose huge business empire is at stake. chris. >> elizabeth palmner london. thanks so much. joining us now is lloyd grove, editor-at-large for news week and daily beast. you've got ten people arrested including rebekah brooks. and the resignation of paul stevenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten so quickly? >> yeah, of course. it's a huge shock. but who knows what's more to ka secretary and she rose to the top. she is part of the criminal investigation. >> she did run in part of the echelon circles like you mentioned. tomorrow rebekah brooks, rupert murd
plans on running apologies in newspapers all across great britain. murdoch is telling the wall street journal the damage is nothing that won't be recovered. murdoch also said and i'm quoting just getting annoyed i will get over it. i'm tired. >>> the man accused of stealing a picasso will be arraigned in court this morning. we're learning that it looks like this is not his first heist. they found a half a million dollars worth of stolen art work in his new jersey apartment. it includes another picasso reported stolen from a manhattan hotel. >>> tara how is the toll plaza going doing? >> it's doing pretty well. if we take a look here well actually you can see there is a little bit of a backup on the right hand side of your screen. the fast track lanes are moving pretty well. but you are experiencing about five minutes back upright now. this is a little early. so be aware of it as you are making your way into san francisco this morning. 680 at the sunol grade we are seeing little backup on the top right hand part of your screen. and finally at the golden gate bridge i wanted to show you
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in the camp shooting has been arrested. >>> new allegations tonight in britain's phone hacking scandal. it centers around the son of newscorps ceo rupert murdoch. two say they told murdoch, the eavesdropping practice was widespread. james murdoch recently told parliament he was only aware of one doing it. prime minister david cameron called for them to ask more questions. >>> a fiery morning crash, involving a tour bus and a tractor-trailer, closes down parts of the threw way. police say they were trying to reenter the highway when it was hit from behind. the driver was rig and more than 30 people on the bus were taken to the hospital. two of them are in critical condition. >>> a bizarre robbery is caught on video, at a florida liquor store. watch as these two women shove bottles of wine and liquor under their skirts. owners say this is the second time these two women have stolen liquor from the store in this way. >>> time for a quick look at some of the stories that you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. reports from the dew tour in ocean city, where ironicall
continents, australia, great britain, and the united states. he was very active in new york city politics, and, you know, up to now, being rupert murdoch it's a particular problem for prime minister cameron, his close aide, andy coulson turned out to have been involved in the phone hacking scandal of "news of the world," so i think it influences why we're talking about him, and it's a good reason to talk about him. >> i think seeing this across the pond dramatically today with the publisher of the wall street journal getting ousted and was a close tie in this, it was his patch on which things went so horriblebly wrong. he's been running the wall street journal for quite sometime as its publisher. what do you think changes in u.s. politics and u.s. media if this crossing the pond thing comes to fruition, how much would that change things that fox news or at the wall street journal or any part of rupert murdoch's empire? >> you could sell fox to the coke brothers. i wonder what would happen at fox news, but i think both of us know, i have a lot of friends and colleagues there who are excell
sub. slow-cooked pork with bold barbecue sauce. >>> police in great britain say an autopsy did not establish a cause of death for singer amy winehouse. >> the 27-year-old music star died saturday at her home in london. all across the music entertainment industry, there are tributes pouring out for winehouse. george michael called her the most soulful voice the u.k. has ever seen. and adele said she paved the way for singers like her and got people excited about british music again. winehouse had two albums garnering critical and commercial success with her 2006 "back to black." she had been planning a european comeback tour but cancelled after an unsuccessful start in certain i can't last month. today her parents visited with mourners outside her home to see the tributes left by fans. >> we're devastated. but thanks for coming. thanks very much. i hope to see you again soon. >> winehouse is also remembered for her often public struggle with substance abuse. british actor russell brand wrote a lengthy tribute, asking people to change the way they perceive addiction. there will b
to report, send it to us at fox5metro@gmail.com. >>> the scandal -- news of the world, britain's best-selling newspaper is shutting down. this week, accusations is faced the paper hacked into the cell phone of a 13-year-old murder victim and police are investigating whether they hacked into the phones of 4,000 people, including victims at the london train and bus bombing. 200 employees the lose their jobs on sunday and james murdoch, an executive with the company all say allegations -- which are true. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a behind closed meeting for tarps on both sides of the dominique strauss-kahn case. the former imf chief is accused of -- the hotel in new york. today's meeting is raising questions whether charges could be dropped against him. the prosecutors have admitted they have doubts about the maid's story because she lied about the tests surrounding the attack and unrelated issues. the attorneys are not discussing what they talked about in today's meeting. >> a consumer alert about a scam making rounds on e-mail again. the phishing scam is back with m
, in the world of business, james murdoch got a thumbs up, reconfirmed as chairman of the board, of britain's satellite network. b sky b, after the company recorded record profits. >> reporter: the news corps corporation was hastily shut down by the murdochs earlier this mongtsd. but a fresh headline is making shocking allegations. that the voice mail of sarah pain was hacked. she is the mother of the little girl who was killed last month by a pedophile. >> murdoch will likely be brought back to london for more questioning. >>> kai is in the newsroom with an unspeakable case of child abuse. >> the family of the girl told police she liked to hide in a container box. but now, four members of that family are locked up, accused of her murder. earlier this month, authorities found the little girl's body inside a little chest. investigators say she was forced to jump into a box for taking a popsicle. then family members spun the box around. the family members say they made up the story to cover up the crime. >> the four people are charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. >>> dramatic vid
chapter is what it's called here. britain's duchess of cambridge and her grandmother-in-law, the queen, took a tour of the royal exhibition at buckingham palace. it's the cake perfectly preserved. look at this. these are the earrings worn by then kate middleton on her wedding day. but then the big thing, the star of the show, the dress. look at that. the super secretive wedding dress. there it is. it's been shown off now. and cnn's aisha is in london for us. >> reporter: it was a wedding meticulously choreographed down to the balcony kiss. from the guest list to the most guarded secret of all -- the dress. sarah burton of alexander mcqueen received the commission of her career, fashioning the ivory and satin wedding ensemble. a skirt made of silk tool and a train measuring nearly three meters. sarah burton earned high marks from the design world. for most of us, the best view of catherine's dress was probably on television. when her dress goes on public display here at buckingham palace, visitors will be able to walk all the way around it to see the intricate details for themselves. >>
. this is a lancome makeup ad featuring julia roberts. looks good. it's been banned in great britain along with christy turlington because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. kelli, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own republican members to get in line. aides tell me they believe that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cuts, and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of chronic gridlock hurts. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: but house speaker john bo
fallout from that hacking scandal in britain. this morning two former news of the world editors were arrested. one of the editors is the former communication chief to prime minister david cameron. both of the editors are tied to accusations that news of the world hacked the phones of celebrity murder victims and even the royal family. as we are speaking now police are searching the newsroom of a second tabloid in the uk. rupert announced yesterday that news of the world will end its publications this weekend after 168 years in business. >>> later today prince william and his new bride will arrive at lax for the california portion of their north american tour. they will be greeted by governor brown and his wife ann. crews at the santa barbara polo club spent yesterday setting up the vip tent for a saturday luncheon. prince william will take part in a charity polo match. >> it's obviously been around for awhile. i think the interest has definitely peaked with duke playing polo this year. i think there will be a lot of polo fans here and royal watchers. >> i think so. they toured a hosp
to be with drawn by 2014. britain will donate $290 million in aid. >>> mary is live with shocking accusations. >> reporter: a british newspaper is accused of hacking into a 13-year-old murdered girl's phone days after she vanished in 2002. the police say that the suspect gave them a false sense of hope she was still alive. the paper hasn't commented yet. they admitted to other high profile phone hacks. >>> an escalator accident at a subway stop in china leaves one dead and dozens injured. the victims fell over after an escalator malfunctioned. investigators say that they're trying to find out what happened. >>> we're learning more about a deadly police shooting in san francisco. as we report for wjz, one of the two officers involved had a taser and didn't use it. >> at first, i thought they were fireworks going on. >> reporter: he heard four to five shots as the police officers confronted and shot to death a man in the civic center station. the chief said it began at 9:34 p.m. with the call of a while male. >> he was a white male in a tie died t-shirt. he walked around the platform with an op
into allegations police may have been paid for information, including details about senior members of britain's royal family. >> it is one of the widest corruption probes of baltimore city police in years. now, two men at the heart of a kickback scandal plead guilty. vic has the latest on this back eye for the department. >> reporter: the owners of majestic auto admit to conspiracy and extortion. edward smith, who you see here on the right, pleaded guilty loorntion with his brother -- along with his brother. court documents reveal as many as 50 police officers may have been involved. the officers got cash kickbacks from the brothers. the shop was not on the list of approved businesses for the city. >> the brothers are likely to receive prison terms, between 6 to 9 years. both have agreed to cooperate with investigators in the case. >>> a string of violence across baltimore. several people are killed. and right now, police are looking for their killers. mike hellgren has more on what police are doing about the bloodshed. >> reporter: police say they are disappointed, but they are not going to
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as heatwave arrives. >>> tonight new developments in the phone hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle blower reporter has been found dead. so far police don't think shawn gore's death is suspicious. the british prime minister has ordered a special parliamentary session in connection with the news of the world scandal. the paper, of course, owned by news corp., the parent company of fox 5 news. fox's amy kellogg with the latest from london. >> reporter: today scotland yard's no. 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal. this is less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down, both claiming their integrity is intact but say staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police may have played here by not thoroughly investigating the news of the world hacking the first time around a few years back and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily
back to britain. >> bring out the sunglasses, lather on the sunscreen for today. it will be a hot one. yes, you'll feel the humidity. here's your day planner for this monday. by 9:00, mostly sunny temperatures in the lower 80s at noon for lunchtime. lower 90s. 5:00, that evening commute looking like we'll have lots of sun still. temperatures around 94 degrees. right now, 76 under partly to mostly cloudy conditions. air quality forecast for today is unhealthy for our sensitive groups. we do have a little chance for showers and storms late tonight. but here is traffic with kris. good morning, kris. >> good morning, anny. we'll keep an eye on this accident investigation in germantown that has germantown road closed. i expect this to be open by 6:00 is what we were told by authorities. everything is still blocked in both directions. i'll have a way to get around this at 5:17. andrea? >> thank you, kris. making news now at 5:09, a family of seven is dead after a plane crash in alabama. the parents and their five children were returning to their home in florida from a family reunion in mis
independence from great britain with the signing of the declaration of independence in philadelphia, pennsylvania. >>> good morning. it's monday, the 4th of july. this is your "a.m. wake-up call." i'm ali velshi joining you live from new york. six people are missing after a charter fishing boat sank in bad weather off mexico's baja peninsula. two dozen americans on the boat. the u.s. coast guard plans to send a helicopter down to help the mexican navy with the search. got to wait for daylight first. still a couple of hours to go. a coast guard spokeswoman said 37 people are accounted for and in a hotel. they are actively searching for six people. >>> let's go around the world with monita rajpal joining us from london. chinese miners are trapped. tell us about this. >> yeah, there are some 40 coal miners reportedly trapped in these coal mines in southern china. it's after a weekend of torrential downpours. pretty much destroyed or damaged the drainage system of these mine shafts. what's happening right now, these are two separate coal mines that reskted right now. there are some 19 m
. in fact, he worked for 12 years in various titles of news international, working also in great britain. that included being the -- heading up the publications, including the times, the sunday times, the sun, the news of the world that we've been hearing so much about. so very important here, he served as chairman and chief executive of fox television stations. so we don't know much more about this, other than the fact that right now on the website for "the wall street journal," they are reporting that he is to resign today. and again, this comes on the heels of the resignation of -- i'm sorry, in great britain, of course. >> yeah, the ceo rebecca brooks. rebecca brooks. >> exactly. brooks, thank you very much, who stepped down with a resignation letter, saying that she denies that she was aware of anything that led up to the hacking scandal in the uk, but did step down. but she's a protege of rupert murdoch for many, many years. second bombshell today. also on the heels of the news corporation saying that tomorrow in great britain, it is showing a kbig banner add. this could be one mor
has been brought. >> reporter: britain is now the third nato member after france and the u.s. to recognize the rebels known as the transitional national council. britain is expelling gadhafi's representatives from london and requesting the rebels send an ambassador, but now the rebels say they would be okay if moammar gadhafi remains in libya as long as he retires from power. more salt in the wound for nato, the pan-am 103 bomber appeared at a rally in tripoli on tuesday, he was released from a scottish prison because he was supposed to be dying of cancer. lawmakers on capitol hill continue to bristle at not having been consulted about the decision. buck mckeon says he received a last minute call on the eve of the conflict, the president said he wanted to see him in an hour. >> we don't have a plane fast enough to get me back from california to the white house, and the thing is the day before, thursday, was st. patrick's day. and we had a lunch here in the rayburn room with the president, the vice president, the speaker. i shook hands with the president, vice president. and
on the part of his enemies to tear down the entire murdock empire in britain and the united states. this is going to go a long way. >> did he give them the rope to do that? >> i don't know if he did. somebody did a lot of things wrong. evil was done, but there are people who seize upon those acts who have other agendas and other games. >> willie, it's expanding fast. 4,000 people hacked. >> it's a matter of time before the investigation here starts. senator rockefeller is going to look into it. he's going to look under a lot of stones that may cause scurrying here in the states. >> no doubt. >>> new democratic fund raising numbers released. it's one of the top stories. also ahead, we are going to talk with dr. brzezinski and governor john. bill. >>> yesterday was the hottest day of the summer in many locations. as a whole, the hottest day. it was 102 in st. louis yesterday. 97 in d.c. roll lie hit 100. some of the cooler air is working its way in. it's less humid. it's not going to be that chilly, just less humid. the exceptions from oklahoma city to dallas, memphis to atlanta thro
is restricted to britain. right across the world you got a problem that police forces are accountable to government and yet independent from them. and we must never compromise operational independence and this goes to some of the questions i was asked earlier. we musn't move to a system where you have politicians stepping in to say, why haven't you rerun this investigation. why haven't you arrested that person? we ought to think for a moment where that would lead. but i think it does make it all the more important that police leadership is strong and they are called to account when they fail. and that's why we're introducing directly elected police and crime commissioners to bring that kind of accountability to policing. i give way to the secretary chairman. >> i'm grateful to my right honorable friend and i'm grateful to the point he just made does he know not agree that he needs to be clear beyond a doubt, that it should not begin or indeed should begin. >> you're absolutely right. we must maintain operational independence. the point about the police commissioners is calling the pol
reigning in the indefensible and criminal on occasion behavior of some members of the press in britain and i think this is true around the world. so retaining the freedoms which are not enshrined in the british institution in the way they are in the american institution. host: here is prime minister camera address and what will be looked into when it comes to how the media does its business. >> i think the problem here is that is not a paper about the practices. what needs to change is not the name of the newspaper, the title come or the letter had. what needs to change are the practices that go on and make sure they are all legal and properly managed. that is the challenge. it is not for me to say what papers remain open and close, but it is for me to set up the processes, these inquiries to make sure we learn lessons in these things did not happen again. host: mr. edgecliffe-johnson, anything you'd like to add to that? guest: he said that it is important for the media to be able to speak truth to power, but it is also important for those in power to feel like they can seek truth in t
were yet available. more on the phone hacking in britain, david cameron is cutting short an african trip and ordering a special parliamentary session, extending the session on the start of a scheduled summer recess for emergency meeting on wednesday. this following the resignation of britain's top police officer and the rest of rebekah brooks, the former ceo of rupert murdoch's news international. mr. murdoch, his son james and ms. brooks are set to testify before a parliamentary inquiry tomorrow. you can hear it live at 9:30 a.m. eastern here on c-span radio. those are some of the latest headlines. >> had ever visited the library of congress? over 2 million people have and now this is your chance to tour the world's largest library. tonight, join c-span for a rare glimpse inside the library of congress. we will take you into the great hall and explore the main reading room. unique books and rare books and special collections including original books from thomas jefferson's personal collection. but we will see how the library is using modern technology to discover hidden secrets and
. is britain's police force incompetent or corrupt or both? public confidence in the police is said to be rocky after two high-profile resignations. the police said manning a botched investigation -- admitting a botched investigation, and now an admission that they were working at "news of the world" at the same time. so how far can we trust the yard? >> in this wine bar, just a stunt drove from scotland yard. they were on drinking terms. the latest revelations in this fast-moving story showed that the connection went deeper than s. -- than this. journalists always are looking for information. that is part of the job. in told by a former senior policemen, that and in this bar in the west and, these to be regular meetings between "news of the world" journalists and the head of the media to discuss fraud. i am told that the relationship was incredibly close. former commissioner met with "news of the world" 14 times in two years. >> was there any element of the relationship between the police and "news of the world" that is impeded them from pursuing the fund had been inquiry? that is the question
right here on "the early show." now here is chris. >>> britain's phone-hacking scandal has reached the u.s. and washington. word an fbi investigation is under way into whether 9/11 victims were targeted in the phone hackings. whit johnson has that story in a moment. while in london, breaking developments this morning. a top executive with rupert murdoch's news corp has resigned in the wake of this controversy. cbs news correspondent dana lewis is in london with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. the murdochs appear to be in full retreat today. james murdoch issued a statement acknowledge willinging wrongdoing in the phone-hacking scandal and says his company will take out full newspaper ads across britain apologizing to the nation. james murdoch arrived at the london headquarters of news nnel today silent but within hours rebekah brooks his chief executive, resigned. 22 years an ally of rupert murdoch who last week flew into london to show his support during a phone-hacking scandal she has been involved in as far back as 2003. >> wh
been serious allegations raised in that regard in great britain and there are -- there's an ongoing investigation as is appropriate, there have been members of congress and the united states who have asked us to investigate those same allegations and we are progressing in that regard using the appropriate federal law enforcement agencies in the united states. >> so again, people are saying, too, we shouldn't jump top conclusions. they're looking at one report to see whether these allegations are true. >> i was going to ask you, have there been any details, you talk about 9/11 and phone hacking and people go crazy, have there been any details about what they're talking about? >> there really aren't many details other than this report that was in the british tabloid that, in fact, a former cop, who worked as a private investigator, was asked to hack into the records of 9/11 voice mails and phone records and you all -- we all remember that after 9/11, we heard that, in fact, some of these recordings were made public, but by family members themselves. did other -- did hacking happen as
the home of the giants slowly being transformed into a soccer field. on saturday britain's manchester city will take on mexico's club america. it's part of the world football challenge. yesterday manchester city proudly showed off their championship trophy at the british consulate in san francisco. >>> today san francisco's board of supervisor will consider expanding -- supervisors will consider expanding the health care ordinance. right now most cities have to provide health care benefits or pay into a city fund to cover insurance for workers but some workers say their employers including many restaurants are finding a way around that law and they want the board to close that loophole. >>> time now 5:56. what's happening on the roads, especially san francisco now, sal? >> yeah, we do have the south bay of course we are watching, we have been watching 280 northbound, it has not been affected by any of the south bay sinkhole action on 87 near alma so you don't have to worry about. the sa nault grade traffic looks good. driving on the westbound bay bridge that traffic looks nice coming into
i -- >> now to the death of amy winehouse. britain's "daily mirror" reports tonight that her friends say amy winehouse's death followed a binge of pills and alcohol. cnn has not been able to confirm it but london police do not know what took her life after finding her body saturday in her apartment. an autopsy may take place as early as monday. in the meantime, mementos from mourners continue to pile up outside her flat. the grammy award winning singer was just 27 years old. >>> asian financial markets opened lower monday as traders reacted to the failure of washington leaders to reach a deal on raising the debt ceiling. president obama met sunday with top democrats and house speaker john boehner held a conference call with fellow republicans. an obama campaign official tells cnn the president has canceled two political fund-raising appearances because of the debt ceiling impasse. >>> 35 people are dead and more than 200 injured after a high-speed train crashed in china. the cars of the bullet train dangle from a bridge as rescuers struggle to reach the victims. witnesses told china
of that phone hacking scandal in britain. the british house of commons reportedly will call on rupert murdoch's news corporation to withdraw its bid to take over broadcaster b sky b. murdoch is expected to testify to parliament tuesday. he shut down his tabloid "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones seeking information for stories that would appear in the paper. >>> florida investigators looking into a witness tampering allegation in the casey anthony trial. the orange county sheriff would not say which witness, though. meanwhile, prosecutors decided against charging casey anthony's mother are perjury. cindy anthony initially told police she did not search for chloroform on the family computer, but at the trial she said she did. the jury found casey anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. she is to be released from jail on sunday. >>> 5:36 is your time right now. coming [ kimberly ] when i was 19, i found myself alone with two children and no way to support them. people told me i wasn't going to do anything. and i just decided i h
full, multiple investigations in great britain for allegedly bribery and phone hacking. the u.s. justice department and the fbi are examining whether the company broke laws in the united states. michael isikoff has been looking in to this. what do you know? what's the status of these probes? >> well, you know, the heat is turning up a bit. there's a report this morning that the -- the federal prosecutors are preparing subpoenas to news corp. on the phone hacking allegations. we also reported last night that the feds are interested in a prior act of computer hacking alleged against a major news corp. subsidiary, news america marketing, which was accused in a court case of hacking on repeated occasions into the computers of one of its compoters thcompote e competitors that led to an out-of-court settlement. there's a report today that news corp. has hired the former top prosecutor at the justice department in charge of foreign corrupt practices act. that's because one of the avenues of investigation is were those bribes paid to scotland yard officers by "news of the world" a vio
your perspective. we haven't seen this. >> i can't imagine this happening in britain. because if they tried this stunt on the british public they'd be drummed out of parliament. it seems there are two worlds here, the politicians down on this hill who are just squabbling as they normally do without any sense of the mounting outrage. >> yeah. and the -- i don't think anybody is going to come out of this looking very good. all these arguments who this benefits, the republicans or democrats. all of them come out looking pretty poor. we're going to continue the breaking news coverage you're been doing piers on 360 tonight. all the last-minute debt drama happening on capitol hill. democrats in the senate speak a short time ago, publicly calling for negotiations and compromise, political posturing in full effect as it has been. a full team in washington tonight. john king, gloria borger, jessica yellin working their sources. alley bell is here to talk money. the economic fallout already costing you money. also the raw politics of how a deal could get done. fascinating conversation w
corp. is at the center of the scandal related to alleged phone hacking in britain. "the post's" editor says the documents are being preserved, quote, in light of what has gone on in london at "news of the world." >>> well, also, we are having open tryouts right here on cnn for a new meteorologist. take a look. how do you think this guy's going to do? fabio's fabulous weather report is coming your way. it's eight past the hour. stay with me. i remember the days before copd. my son and i never missed opening day. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better, and that means... game on! symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high bloo
there will be talk, a little action. we'll speak with two key senators this morning. in britain, a phone hacking incident has that outraged the nation. one victim, hugh grant, says it is time to stop. he will join us here on "the early show" in a couple of moments. mike, andrea? >> thank you, chris. >> we have one more traffic and weather check when 9news now returns. what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. they say, "well, if you want a firm bed you can lay on one of those, if you want a soft bed you can lay on one of those." we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. then they start telling us, "well, yeah, i feel sore right there in the morning." my lower back. that's right where i've been experiencing pain. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh yeah. it's really molding to my body. when you find somebody's perfect level
, which is actually a requirement for makeup advertisers in britain. so they can prove that the thing actually works. >>> the number of people who are seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since early april. cnbc's seema mody joins with more on that and the rest of the day's business headlines. good morning. >> very good morning to you. stocks wavering as investors weighed an unexpected improvement in jobless claim numbers against the lingering threat of a u.s. credit downgrade. while the jobs market remains sluggish, the latest data on weekly initial jobless claims offered a glimmer of hope for investors. initial claims ticked down by 24,000 to 398,000 in the week ending july 23rd from a revised 422 k in the previous week. a bill to cut the u.s. deficit faces a nail-biting closed vote in congress on thursday as a top republican lawmaker fought to quell an internal debate. economic sentiment in the euro zone worsened more than expected this month with optimism fading in all sectors, data showed on thursday morning, signaling slower expansion of the econom
's news corporation in connection with the phone hacking scandal in britain. u.s. attorney general eric holder confirmed they are looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. meanwhile, murdoch and his son james will appear before british lawmakers next week. the scandal is widening now to include accusations of eavesdropping and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" newspaper in response to the scandal. >>> osama bin laden was apparently planning for a 9/11 anniversary attack. "the wall street journal" reports bin laden was working to assemble a team of militants. that's according to information obtained in the raid on his compound in may. officials say the plans were only in the discussion phase, and they haven't seen any signs the plot ever went beyond that. >>> 5:07 is the time right now. ahead, the embarrassing mistake ahead, the embarrassing mistake by freight rail delivered caterpillar to peoria more than 100 years ago. and they're still delivering cat machines today. you can f
. >>> the royal newlywed couple have returned to great britain this morning after a whirl wind trip to north america. their final stop in california included a red carpet reception, a polo match, and meetings with inner city children and military veterans. nbc's jinah kim has highlights. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge began their final day in the united states by showing their creative and compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in downtown los angeles, a nonprofit center teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony pictures studios, called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front lip ne of remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and
off with fireworks. they start at 9:30. >>> britain's prince william put his experience as a military helicopter pilot to the test today in canada. on prince edward island, the prince strapped into a seeking helicopter to practice emergency water landing procedures. william pilots rescue helicopters requested to see the technique today. it was invented in canada, we're told. then the newly weds, he and his wife kate, joined the crew of a dragon boat and raced each other. this is the fifth day of the royal couple's nine-day visit to canada. on friday, they go to california. >>> after the break, authorities uncovered $10,000 worth of illegal fireworks in d.c. >>> more trouble for the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn. one legal fight appears to be winding down, but another is just starting up. >>> a motorcycle ride for change ends in tragedy. >>> and we'll tell you about the >>> and we[ man ] i gotabout the this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ t
britain reaches the highest echelons of government. with prime minister david cameron facing cheers and jeers in an uncommon
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